King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) – Central Utility Plant (CUP), Thuwal

Electro - Mechanical

Saudi Aramco



Design, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (IK-LSTK) of a Grass-root Central Utility Plant (CUP) associated with King Abdullah University for Science & Technology (KAUST), Thuwal.   


The Grass root Central Utility Plant (CUP) comprised of three major components; a Sea Water Reverse Osmosis Potable Water Treatment Plant with capacity to produce a Peak Daily Consumption (PDC) of 32 ML/day, a Central Chiller Plant with the cooling capacity of approximately 45,000 tons and a Waste Water Treatment Plant with a peak hourly flow of approximately 38,000 m3 per day.